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Meaning of 抖

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Pinyin: dǒu
English Definition: to tremble; to shake out; to reveal; to make it in the world
Chinese Definition:
①振动,甩动:抖去身上的土。
②哆嗦,战栗:发抖。颤抖。
③(抖擞)振作,振奋,如“抖抖精神”。
④称人突然发迹而有钱有势(多含讥讽意):这两年抖起来了。
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ dòu ] to struggle, to fight, to contend; measuring cup
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Example Words
颤抖 chàn dǒu to shudder; to shiver; to shake; to tremble
发抖 dǒu to tremble; to shake; to shiver
抖动 dǒu dòng to tremble
精神抖擞 jīng shén dǒu sǒu spirit trembling with excitement (idiom); in high spirits; lively and full of enthusiasm; full of energy; con brio
抖落 dǒu luò to shake out
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Example Sentences
1
I shuddered to think of it.
2
2006
Ms. Deng, the former principal, recalled that nearby construction work in May 2006 caused the flooring in the main school building to shake violently.
3
He shook the rain off his clothes.
4
使
My uncle told me aftershocks are occurring every half hour and that his legs are shaking all the time, even in the safe periods.
5
Take your coat out of doors and shake it out.